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The King

Ray Darby

About The King

This painting is titled on verso.

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This painting is titled on verso.

About the Artist

(1938-2016) Thayhaiya was this Kiowa artist's Indian name. It translates to Hunting Horse.  

Ray's formative years traveling and singing with his family's gospel group.  He could sing and play both the guitar and the piano.  After having married Ella Glasbow of Lawton, Oklahoma, they traveled and sang together as a couple, forming the Darby Indian Singers.  Later Mr. Darby became a preacher.

A painting of an Indian dancer by Ray Darby is in the the Museum of the American Indian's permanent collection. He is listed in The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters and in Jeanne Snodgrass's publication American Indian Painters.

Culture American Indian
Style Whimsical
Medium Gouache (opaque watercolor) on paper board
Sight size 19 3/4" height X 15 1/4" width
Signed "Hunting Horse 73" at viewer's lower right
Date of creation 1973
Condition Good to excellent, due to one tiny dent in lower left (see last photo). Mat is discolored as well.
Provenance C Un
Mat size 25 3/4" height X 21 1/2" width
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